Andreas Schleicher

Andreas Schleicher is Director for Education and Skills, and Special Advisor on Education Policy to the Secretary-General at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris.

Articles by Andreas Schleicher

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Andreas Schleicher debunks education myths

06 Feb 2017

In his first Teacher column of 2017, OECD Director of Education and Skills Andreas Schleicher debunks some of the myths about what makes a successful education system.

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Tech reform has good ideas, poorly executed

10 Oct 2016

Andreas Schleicher says the road to education technology reform is littered with good ideas that are poorly executed, and explains why educators need to be involved in innovation.

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Tackling poor educational performance

19 Jul 2016

In his first quarterly column for Teacher, Andreas Schleicher, Director of the OECD's Directorate for Education and Skills explores the long-term consequences of students’ poor performance and how this could lead to further disengagement from school.

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